3,746 KK still Defecate Carelessly, Pasuruan Municipal Government will Build Septic Tank
Tuesday, 08 Mar 2016.
Pasuruan (detik.com) – One of the thorny issues facing the Pasuruan city government over the years is the growing awareness of citizens about the importance of healthy sanitation, especially the toilets. Until now many city residents were bathing, washing and defecating in the river.
“We admit that education about sanitation should continue to Boost in addition to the construction of toilets Communal or nor IPAL Communal existing ones. Currently there are 3746 families (KK) unserved or not using the toilets were decent,” said Head of Cipta Karya of Department PU Bina Marga Pasuruan, Gustap Purwoko, Tuesday (03/08/2016).
Gustap added, in 2020, with an estimated population of 29 307 inhabitants Pasuruan reached, there will be 8,941 families that are not served MCK feasible. Currently, he said, with a population of around 211,000 inhabitants there are 3,746 people defecate in rivers, ponds or on the beach.
“This year we will build at least 4 units of communal septic tank in every village for 10 villages where each unit will be used 4-7 KK. In 10 villages are indeed only partially unserved MCK feasible,” he explained.
10 Sub target that Mayangan, Krapyak Rejo, Tambakrejo, Purutrejo, Blandongan, Gentong, Purworejo, Gadingrejo, Kebunagung, Ngemplakrejo.
In addition, a communal septic tank, will also be built two clean water installations in two villages in the Village Ngemplakrejo and Panggungrejo. For clean water will cooperate the PDAM, with the pattern master meter, which for 100 families employ only one master meter.
“The funds from the General Allocation Fund (DAU) in 2016,” said Gustap.
Gustap confirmed that the problem of sanitation in Pasuruan is a mentality problem. Therefore, it would involve the NGO USAID-IWINS to educate residents in the targeted villages.
“After all this education is very important. We hope that by educating massive many people who had no sense of his own to build their own toilets and septic tanks,” he concluded.
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